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MACR 7911
41-28747
"Gruesome Goose"
466th BG | 787th BS
12 Aug 1944

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Alfred Aloisi

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • Lewis Barrett

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • James Bass

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • Robert Council

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • Ernest Feltz

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • Owen Flower

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • Phillip Hammond

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed in channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • Joseph McGinnis

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • David Reed

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • John Whitt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

Aircraft

  • 41-28747 Gruesome Goose

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24H “Gruesome Goose” while on a mission to bomb Mourmelon-Sur-Marne Ammuniton Dump in France ditched over the Channel with the loss of all 10 on board. ...

Missions

  • 545

    12 August 1944

Locations

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2020 19:44:06 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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